NJIT Newsroom tagged with "birds" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT's David Rothenberg To Discuss Whale Music on April 13 in NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-109.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-109.phpThu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor and clarinetist David Rothenberg will bring his unique perspective to interpreting our relationship with nature through words and music at a free lecture on April 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rose Auditorium at Cooper Union in New York City. 

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Author and Musician David Rothenberg Will Present Ideas on Evolution Today at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-036.phpThu, 11 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor David Rothenberg, a prominent author and musician, will present in words, images and music his ideas about how evolution produces beauty, not only adaptation. The free talk, entitled “Whales, Birds and Why Nature Is Beautiful,” will be held Feb. 11, 4:30-6 p.m., in the faculty dining area on the third floor of the NJIT Campus Center. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.

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Author and Musician David Rothenberg Will Present Ideas on Evolution at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-025.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-025.phpMon, 01 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor David Rothenberg, a prominent author and musician, will present in words, images and music his ideas about how evolution produces beauty, not only adaptation.  His evidence is the hard-to-explain qualities of bird song, whale song, and other unusual habits of various creatures.

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NJIT's David Rothenberg To Appear on PBS Documentary on June 24, 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-222.phpThu, 11 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT humanities professor, author and clarinetist David Rothenberg will appear in the upcoming PBS documentary “The Music Instinct” airing June 24, 2009 on Channel 13 and affiliate stations throughout the state and the NYC region. He is also a participant through this week in the second annual World Science Festival in New York City. Various scientific luminaries in this week's events include Lisa Randall, E.O. Wilson, Brian Greene, and celebrity science fans like Harrison Ford and Alan Alda.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Explore the Worlds of Whale and Bird Song at Technology and Society Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-114.phpFri, 27 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor and clarinetist David Rothenberg brings a unique perspective to interpreting our relationship with nature through words and music—a perspective he will share when he performs at NJIT on April 1, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The event, which wraps up the Spring 2009 Technology and Society Forum Series at NJIT, is free and open to the public.

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American Library Association Names NJIT Prof’s Whale Music Book a Top Ten http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-438.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-438.phpWed, 10 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Thousand Mile Song: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound (Basic Books, 2008) by NJIT humanities professor, author and clarinetist David Rothenberg, has been named one of the ten best science and technology books for 2008 by Booklist on Line, a publication of the American Library Association.   

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform Music of the Natural World on May 3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-173.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-173.phpFri, 25 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor, writer and musician David Rothenberg, PhD, will share his insights into the music of the natural world at a recital on May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Glynwood Center in Cold Spring, NY. There is no admission charge, but registration is required. For reservations, contact Anita Barber at 845-265-3338 x 101. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor Explains Bird Songs With Science, Poetry, Music http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-172.phpTue, 19 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A better understanding of why birds sing has led David Rothenberg, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), on a journey into the seemingly disparate worlds of science, poetry and music. The result is the publication this month of Why Birds Sing (Basic Books).

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NJIT Philosophy Professor Publishes Introduction to World of Bird Song http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-145.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-145.phpThu, 07 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 David Rothenberg, professor of philosophy, has published Why Birds Sing (Basic Books, April 2005), the first general interest book to look at the question of bird song from the combined perspectives of science, music, and poetry and the culmination of the interdisciplinary work Rothenberg has been doing at the university since he began teaching at NJIT in 1992. For more details, log on to www.whybirdssing.com .

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